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MWC – The Sony Xperia XA1 and XA1 Ultra. Up close.

You may have missed it, but the Xperia XZ Premium wasn’t the only Sony phone to be announced in Barcelona this year. The Xperia XA1 and XA1 Ultra are for selfie lovers and a “super mid-range” phones. The XA1 has a 5″ screen (720 x 1280 pixel) and …

MWC – Hands-on with the HTC U Play and U Ultra

These are definitely very nice looking gadgets indeed. The paint job on the back is particularly stunning and reflects and shimmers the light around as you move it. Available from March, the U Ultra is the larger of the two phones but both run Nougat 7.0, have microSD …

HTC U Ultra and HTC U Play announced

Fancy a handset that will help you through your day? With artificial intelligence and voice assistants becoming a big thing in tech, HTC have chosen to deliver a new helper in their two new handsets. Called “Sense Companion”, it can advise you to charge up if you’ve got …

Pixel Prices Published. Pretty Premium.

Morning. Last night Google unveiled the phones we all expected them to unveil. The Pixel and the Pixel XL – a phone and a slightly bigger phone. From a distance, from far, far away, it’s like the Apple launch in a way. Two phones, one a big larger …

Vodafone Smart ultra 7 – Review

There’s now four own-branded smartphones in the Vodafone armoury. We looked at the entry-level Vodafone Smart first 7 the other day and we’ve reviewed the mid-range Vodafone Smart prime 7. Now it’s the turn of the Vodafone Smart ultra 7. However, if you want an even higher-spec smartphone, …

Vodafone launch another own-brand smartphone – The Smart ultra 7

OK, it’s been a busy few days. We’ve left Europe, but Scotland wants to stay, as does Northern Ireland and Gibraltar. The opposition is crumbling, the pound has tumbled to a 31 year low, the markets are in turmoil, the people behind the “Leave” camp have disappeared and …

Vodafone Smart ultra 6 – Review

Come, take a seat my friends, because something is happening again in the mobile industry. When I was young kid (when) started a little website called Coolsmartphone. It was all about a network-branded smartphone called the SPV. For years after we saw networks branding their logo onto phones …

Vodafone announce the Smart ultra 6 – Hi-specs, low-price.

Vodafone have just announced another branded handset – the Smart ultra 6. Perhaps the best part is the fact that this 4G, octa-core 1.5GHz Qualcomm CPU handset is just £125 on Pay As You Go. Yes, I did say Qualcomm. It’s also available to buy as of today. …

Sony Xperia trifecta announcement on Sep 3

  Its that time again. Like Intel’s Tick Tock processes on their chips, There are now 2 cycles when it comes to phones. The April/May time, and the September/October time. Sony did not decide to use September the 3rd to announce a device. No. They went large, and …

Sony launch the Xperia T2 Ultra and the Xperia T2 Ultra Dual

Out of no-where Sony have decided to launch lots of new handsets today. The first two are these, the Xperia T2 Ultra and the Xperia T2 Ultra Dual. To be honest the only difference between them is that the latter has a dual-SIM, so it’s really just one …

Xperia Z Ultra now on Three

Three have just sent out a press release confirming the Sony Xperia Z Ultra is now available on its network. The Z Ultra is a massive device both size and spec with a huge 6.4″ display, 2GB ram, 16GB storage and an 8 megapixel camera. You can also …

Xperia Z Ultra coming your way in September

This is a phone with a ma-hoo-sive 6.4″ Full-HD “Triluminos” display. It’s waterproof, dust resistant and has a quad-core 2.2GHz Qualcomm CPU. Our earlier story shows some lovely pictures of this slim handset, which is just 6.5mm thick. Sony also have some great shots of the device here, …

MWC – Alcatel One Touch Idol X and Idol Ultra

Top of the tree, this is the Idol X and Idol Ultra from Alcatel. I’ve gotta be honest, the Idol X is easily the best handset I’ve seen from the company in a long time. The One Touch Idol X is painfully thin at just 67.5mm thick and …

HTC Continue to tease – Ultrapixel cam on the way?

So…. What are we looking at here? HTC are showing pictures of lenses on their Twitter feed. Next to the shot is the date of their big launch – 19.2.13 Responses to the tweet have questioned whether this will mean and ultrapixel lens. This is something that has …